STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF GOSHEN )
TOWN OF LINGLE )
The Regular Meeting of the Lingle Town Council convened at 7:00 pm, July 16, 2019 with Mayor Siglin leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Upon roll call, the following were present, constituting a quorum: Mayor: George Siglin Council Member: Steve Edwardson Paula Newcomb Joe Welte Greg Asa There were also present: Clerk: Richard Reyes Police Chief: Endra Andrews Town Supervisor Larry Haeffelin Pool Manager Brandi Hill Absent: Fire Chief Kasey Bangerter. Mayor Siglin welcomed all to the meeting and thanked them for being present. Mayor Siglin called for approval of the agenda with addition of Debbie Oates and Doug Liebel added to Public Comment. CM Welte moved to approve the agenda with the additions. CM Edwardson voiced the second and the motion carried unanimously. Mayor Siglin called for approval of the minutes of the July 3, 2019 regular council meeting. CM Edwardson moved to approve the minutes as presented. CM Welte voiced the second and the motion carried unanimously. PUBLIC COMMENT: Debbie Oates requested clarification on the pool entrance policy. PM Hill and the Council explained the policy. Geraldine Lira addressed the power outage on July 5, 2019 and the responsibility of passing of information to local businesses when a power outage is taking place. The Council discussed the situation and CM Newcomb will notify downtown businesses of power outages in the future. Doug Liebel addressed the Council on behalf of Melette Maypack the owner of the vacant lot north of the Post Office. He informed Council that she is looking to sell the lot. After discussion with the Council it was decided that an investigation of past tax history will be completed and reported to the Council and Mr. Liebel at a later date. Mr. Liebel agreed with the decision. Anna Barnes introduced herself to the Council as she is interested in the open Town Attorney position. She is an attorney with a law office in Torrington. LAW ENFORCEMENT: PC Andrews reported: 34 incidents since the last council meeting, the Police vehicle sustained hail damage during the storm on July 5, 2019, a claim has been submitted for the damage, and PC Andrews has been taking online training. POOL: PM Hill discussed pool operations, movies in the park and that the mosquitoes are very bad and would like to know if something could be done about them. The situation will be looked into. PM Hill also reported that the current session of swimming lessons is the largest the pool has ever had. ADMINISTRATION: C Reyes reported: The Wyoming Business Council quarterly report for the Community Center project that was due July 15, 2019 was submitted July 8, 2019; draw down #4 for the Lingle Community Center project was submitted to the Wyoming Business Council; a hail damage claim was submitted for the Police vehicle on July 8, 2019; roof hail damage inspection was requested from Fisher Roofing on all Town owned buildings; the F-66 information requested by accountants ACM was emailed on July 11, 2019; the Council was reminded that the Town Office will be closed Fair Day August 8, 2019. MAINTENANCE ITEMS: TS Haeffelin reported: That basic cleanup following recent storms has been ongoing; sprinkler repair in the fire field has taken place; and that basic maintenance is ongoing. NEW BUSINESS: Discussion took place on the liquor permit application submitted by Elle Franklin. Mayor Siglin called for a motion to approve or deny the application. CM Newcomb moved to approve the permit. CM Edwardson seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. COUNCIL ITEMS: CM Newcomb suggested rescheduling the Council meetings for September due to the Labor Day weekend and short meeting preparation time. The Council agreed and the meetings will be September 11, 2019 and September 25, 2019; CM Newcomb moved to have an executive session. CM Edwards seconded the motion. The motion passed with 3 ayes and 2 nays. CM Asa addressed the mosquito situation in the Town of Lingle. Following discussion it was decided that TS Haeffelin will contact Tru-Green for a price quote to spray the park and if within budget have the park sprayed for mosquitoes. CM Newcomb made a motion to have Tru-Green spray the park for mosquitoes if within the budget. The motion was seconded by CM Asa. The motion passed with 3 ayes and 1 nay. Mayor Siglin advised at 8:01 pm. he was recessing the regular meeting so Council could go into Executive Session. Executive Session began at 8:04 pm. and ended at 8:14 pm. Personnel issues were discussed. Regular Session reconvened at 8:15 pm.
With no further action to be taken Mayor Siglin adjourned the meeting at 8:16 pm.
Signed by Mayor George Siglin Attested by C Richard Reyes
Public Notice No. 3422 published in the Lingle Guide July 23, 2019.